- 4.8/5.0 (14 reviews)
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•What is the most important part of your morning routine?
The morning is such a great time to connect with my kids.
•What do you like to do outside of work?
Aside from spending quality time with my kids, we like to travel and go to sporting events. I also enjoy cooking when I can find the time.
•What important life lesson are you passing along to your children?
I believe in living your faith in your everyday life. I encourage my children, my friends and colleagues to ask themselves, “What can I do today that will make the world a better place?”
•Obtained a $14 million settlement in a products liability accident that caused brain injury and blindness
•Represented worker injured by defective product imported from Asia resulting in multi-million dollar settlement
•Represented estate of passenger killed in an airplane crash resulting in multi-million dollar settlement
•Obtained $250,00 jury verdict in single engine plane crash case
•Obtained $155,000 jury verdict for home seller against buyer for breach of real estate contract
•Represented numerous companies and individuals in the enforcement of contracts
•Represented Fortune 500 company in successful enforcement of non-competition/non-solicitation agreement
•Represented lending institution in successful NASD arbitration
•Represented patent holder in successful patent infringement litigation
•Represented national lighting manufacturer in successful suit against former employees
•Represented landowner in successful tax assessment appeal of 3,000+ acre property
•Represented company in trade dress litigation brought by national leader in industry
•Represented numerous lending institutions in various Uniform Commercial Code litigation
•Successfully litigated Fair Credit Reporting Act and Virginia Consumer Protection Act matters
•Represented numerous injured individuals in various negligence actions worth millions of dollars
•Jury trial experience in state courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
•Appellate experience in the Virginia Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
•Named a “Leader in the Law” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly (2017)
•Recipient, Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell (2012)
•Named a Top Rated Lawyer for Commercial Litigation, General Practice, and Products Liability law by American Lawyer Media (2013)
•Named to the Blue Ridge Business Journal’s “20 Under 40 List” of the Blue Ridge Region’s up-and-coming business leaders (2010)
•Designated as one of the Legal Elite in the Young Lawyer category by Virginia Business magazine (2004 and 2009)
•Recipient, RPV Governor’s Award - recognized as Best Chair throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia
•Named a Virginia Super Lawyers in the area of Business Litigation (2018); previously named Rising Star in the area of Business Litigation (2008, 2010, 2012-2016), General Litigation and Personal Injury Plaintiff (2008), Commercial Litigation (2011)
•Roanoke Bar Association President’s Volunteer Service Award, Bronze level, for 100-249 hours of community service in a calendar year
•“Largest Verdicts in Virginia” designation (2006) as recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
•Co-author, They All Fall Down: An Overview of the Law on Deck and Balcony Collapses; “Virginia Lawyer,” the official publication of the Virginia State Bar, Volume 65/Number 4 (December 2016).
•Partner Greg Habeeb lauded as legislative all-star in Editorial by The Roanoke Times
•28 Gentry Locke Attorneys Named 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars
•Legal Malpractice case now included on Million-Dollar Settlements of 2017 list by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
•Gentry Locke attorneys Habeeb and Coley honored by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
•$1.75 Million Settlement for Fall Victim due to Nursing Malpractice The results of client matters depend on a variety of factors unique to each matter. Past successes do not predict or guarantee future successes.
•Rights of Deck and Balcony Collapse Victims in Virginia
•Twenty-six Gentry Locke Attorneys Named 2016 Virginia Super Lawyers
•Fraud and Breach of Contract Claims Dismissed, Affirmed on Appeal The results of client matters depend on a variety of factors unique to each matter. Past successes do not predict or guarantee future successes.
•28 Gentry Locke Attorneys Named 2015 Virginia Super Lawyers
•27 Gentry Locke Attorneys Named to Lists of 2014 Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
•How Much Is Enough?
•Homeowner's Attempt to Void Mortgage Denied The results of client matters depend on a variety of factors unique to each matter. Past successes do not predict or guarantee future successes.
•Twenty-five Gentry Locke Attorneys Named to Virginia Super Lawyers for 2013
•Blinded Employee Agrees to $14 Million-dollar Settlement ($16.5M Payout) The results of client matters depend on a variety of factors unique to each matter. Past successes do not predict or guarantee future successes.
•2013 Top Rated Lawyers at Gentry Locke
•Three Gentry Locke Attorneys Receive Client Distinction Awards in 2012
•Twenty-four Gentry Locke Attorneys Named to Virginia Super Lawyers for 2012
•$4 Million Settlement in Product Liability Case holds implications for U.S. business owners who buy parts manufactured overseas
•Gentry Locke receives top 20 Jury Verdict for 2006
•Gentry Locke Lawyers Named to 2004 Virginia Legal Elite
The results of client matters depend on a variety of factors unique to each matter. Past successes do not predict or guarantee future successes.
•Nov 22, 2016 - $1.75 Million Settlement for Fall Victim due to Nursing Malpractice
•Aug 18, 2015 - Fraud and Breach of Contract Claims Dismissed, Affirmed on Appeal
•Mar 19, 2014 - Homeowner's Attempt to Void Mortgage Denied
•Apr 23, 2013 - Blinded Employee Agrees to $14 Million-dollar Settlement ($16.5M Payout)
•Member, Virginia General Assembly
•Member, Virginia State Bar
•Member, Virginia Bar Association
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, Roanoke Bar Association
•Co-Chair, Membership Committee, Young Lawyers Division, Virginia Bar Association
•Member, Litigation and Young Lawyers Divisions, Virginia Bar Association
•Member, Litigation and Young Lawyers Divisions, American Bar Association
•Member, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
•Past Member, Virginia Recreational Facilities Authority
•Past Chairman, Salem Republican Committee
•Roanoke Chapter Leader, Republican National Lawyers Association
•Member, Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia
•Member, Virginia YMCA's Model General Assembly Committee
•Past Member, Wake Forest Law Alumni Council
•Volunteer Attorney for the Military Family Support Center
4.8/5.0 Rated on 10/07/11 in Criminal Law.
He was prompt when consulting with us for my minor son's drug charges! He was very efficient!!! We were very proud to have his firm represent us in this matter! We would definitely recommend him to our friends and family for any situation that shou... Read more
He was prompt when consulting with us for my minor son's drug charges! He was very efficient!!! We were very proud to have his firm represent us in this matter! We would definitely recommend him to our friends and family for any situation that should arise that they may need legal representation!!! Read lessRead less
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